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Reality Show Contestant Wanted for Questioning in Model Killing May have Fled to Canada

Ryan Alexander Jenkins, (right, in an undated photo) and Jasmine Fiore (left) (AP/Buena Park Police Department)
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It is now believed that Jasmine Fiore's husband has left the country for his own, Canada, possibly by foot, reports TMZ. The LA Times confirms that the manhunt has moved to Washington and the Canadian border where Ryan Jenkins owns and operates a company in Calgery. Apparently, Jenkins' SUV and boat were abandoned near the border, prompting a wide search of the area that turned up no results. Jenkins, who is only a "person of interest" sought for questioning at the moment, called Fiore in as missing on Saturday. He has at least two incidents of assault against women in the past, one that he was convicted of in Canada. The other is with Fiore after an incident in April when he allegedly hit her at a Vegas swimming pool. A trial is set for December on that case.

Jenkins' public status arose out of anonymity when he was a contestant on "Megan Wants a Millionaire." He is also apparently on VH1's upcoming "I Love Money," scheduled to air in January. Fiore was found dead on Saturday morning stuffed into a suitcase and dumped in a trash bin in Buena Park. It wasn't until earlier this week that authorities connected her with the missing persons report made by Jenkins.